Interview with the Assassin
Interview with the Assassin (2002)

The old man who lives across the street, Walter Ohlinger (Raymond J. Barry), invites his neighbor, Ron Kobeleski (Dylan Haggerty), over because he has a secret that he's never told anyone: He claims he was the grassy knoll assassin who… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 9, 2002
DVD Release Date: June 17, 2003
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Barry is compellingly creepy as the self-named assassin.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

I haven't yet decided whether Burger is exposing our paranoia or exploiting it, but if people are more inclined to believe him than the Warren Report, is that his fault?

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James Berardinelli

This film offers a compelling scenario of what could have happened.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

it adds no substantial insights into the mind of an assassin

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Walter Dawkins

Interview With the Assassin is a satisfying picture that like a pot of water on the stove keeps heating up until it explodes.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

[Barry] gives Assassin a disquieting authority.

Michael Dequina

Rises above its modest production values and fairly simple idea by way of veteran character actor Raymond J. Barry's riveting performance.

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Marta Barber
Miami Herald

There are no big-name actors and no fancy camera work. But that's what makes it interesting.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Begins as a promising meditation on one of America's most durable obsessions but winds up as a slender cinematic stunt.

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Cole Smithey


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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
William Goss
Intriguing enough mock doc about JFK's second shooter is propelled by performances.
alan jay
loved the concept....effective camera work and superior acting by Barry..this makes the film all the more believable and is a chilling variation on the JFK… More